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Unread 01-20-2011, 09:25 PM   #46
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well I got the Ford 8.8 in and set up now I'm haven the rotors turned so I can finish it up tomorrow..

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Unread 01-21-2011, 03:06 PM   #47
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Pinion angle

Can't tell from the pics, what's your pinion angle? Are you using a CV style driveshaft?
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Unread 01-21-2011, 05:55 PM   #48
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Yes I'm using a CV style drive shaft. I set the pinion angle close to what the original was roughly 10 deg -2..
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Unread 01-21-2011, 08:48 PM   #49
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went to the you pull and scored some fuel lines out of an 02 astro van they where like brand new. I didn't realize that when they get a car they rip the fuel tank out and drain and crush it not caring about the fuel pump so no fuel pump..
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Unread 01-25-2011, 07:04 PM   #50
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Well i want to give this guy Brendan from LT1 Swap he has been allot of help with reprogramming the ECM to helping me with Wiring Schematics.


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Unread 01-25-2011, 07:40 PM   #51
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Well the engine is in and now I'm going through all the wiring mess oh fun.. lol
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Unread 01-27-2011, 08:21 PM   #52
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I Have a question? so I droped the rear track Bar when I added the new 8.8 should I remove the front as well or leave it for now?
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Unread 01-30-2011, 08:20 PM   #53
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Its Alive!!! Fired on first try..

The pump that was in the tank put out 65 PSI runs like a champ..got a few bugs to work out and some more wires to hook up for the Electric fan and few things also have to take it to my Buddie shop to fab up the Exhaust. One thing I cant figure out is I don't have power to the radio anymore?? every thing else works but no power to radio? and my Schematics aren't very clear where the power comes from for it? anyone have an idea? the power steering pump worked out awesome I got a pump from An 01 Astro van with a remote Reservoir so I was able to retain my remote Reservoir. I pick up the drive shafts tomorrow.
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Unread 01-31-2011, 07:23 AM   #54
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I Have a question? so I droped the rear track Bar when I added the new 8.8 should I remove the front as well or leave it for now?
YES! Ditch the track bars and never look back
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Unread 02-17-2011, 11:07 AM   #55
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Very cool! I'm in the process of the same build. We are finishing tearing the motor out of an 01 Jimmy this weekend.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 07:00 AM   #56
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nice.... you are gonna love that motor in your jeep. it really is a nice package. more pics please.
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Unread 02-21-2011, 10:08 AM   #57
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Updates? More photos?
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Unread 02-21-2011, 09:32 PM   #58
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Well i have been driving it for a few weeks. love it i haven't put the front fenders on because I'm still working on things and its easier not to have to lean over them lol.. I ordered a new radiator from BTR Radiator (Built Tough Radiators) very nice radiator and price was very good.
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Unread 02-21-2011, 09:37 PM   #59
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Well i have been driving it for a few weeks. love it i haven't put the front fenders on because I'm still working on things and its easier not to have to lean over them lol.. I ordered a new radiator from BTR Radiator (Built Tough Radiators) very nice radiator and price was very good.
The pic of the jeep on my trailer is me taking it to my friends shop to install the exhaust.
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Unread 02-21-2011, 09:42 PM   #60
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A few more pics.
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